Oshi Shinobu

I was cleaning out some old stuff of mine after finally getting the painters out of my house and I came across an old battered and weathered  t-shirt of  mine that had the following kanji characters written on it. For those whose Japanese is a little rusty it breaks down to the expression Osu. Osu…

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Training To Live With Pain: What We Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

“Pain is more than one thing,” explains Dr. Jeffrey Mogil, the head of the Pain Genetics Lab at McGill University. It’s a sensation, like vision or touch; it’s an emotion, like anger or sadness; and it’s also a “drive state” that compels action, like hunger. This is a neat little piece on what separates the…

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